Features, analysis, and case studies on transportation management systems and technologies as well as software tools for planning, operations, and logistics.
Posted 07/20 · 11:49 AM · LM Editorial
Niles, Illinois-based third-party logistics (3PL) services provider AFN Logistics said today it has acquired HA Advantage, the Transportation Management System (TMS) and less-than-truckload (LTL) division of HA Logistics Inc., a Columbus, Ohio-based provider of transportation and logistics services for small- and medium-sized companies.
Posted 06/06 · 12:56 PM · LM Editorial
During this webcast we'll examine the path needed to gain 100% visibility across all modes as well as explore the common challenges companies face when managing complex multi-modal, multi-leg shipments.
Posted 06/06 · 11:08 AM · LM Editorial
By enabling collaboration and optimization across previously siloed functions, supply chain software convergence helps shippers better leverage their IT investments across the enterprise. Here’s how the concept has evolved—and the vendors that have jumped into the game.
Posted 06/02 · 03:40 PM · MMH Editorial
Integrated solution to provide best-of-breed transportation planning and shipping execution solution across all modes for traditional and omni-channel fulfillment.
Posted 04/20 · 12:01 PM · LM Editorial
Earlier this month, cloud-based transportation management systems (TMS) providers MercuryGate International Inc. unveiled an advanced freight sourcing and procurement solution that enables shippers to manage RFP (requests for proposal) for multiple transportation modes in a single system.
Posted 04/13 · 11:40 AM · LM Editorial
Historically, O&G companies’ soaring profits masked the poor state of logistics operations within their supply chains. But now, low oil prices, growing supply inventories and decreasing global demand have created a need to cut costs through better transportation management.
Posted 04/01 · 11:00 AM · LM Editorial
Over 300 air cargo shippers recently surveyed by the International Air Cargo Association (IATA) expressed continued reticence to use air cargo because of eight factors. According to the IATA, the persistent issues included the mode being too complex; having a lack of transparency; bad past experiences; a weak value proposition; poor customer service; carriers maintaining an old-fashion culture; no real-time information on tracking; and overall inefficient processes.
Posted 02/09 · 02:30 PM · MMH Editorial
Students to learn TMS software and receive a free freight brokerage software package at graduation.
Posted 01/01 · 08:00 PM · LM Editorial
TMS users achieve an average freight savings of 7.5 percent thanks to increased usage of preferred carriers, better procurement negotiations, and use of lower-cost mode selections. Now the cloud is making it easier than ever for midsized businesses to reap the benefits.
Posted 01/01 · 09:00 AM · LM Editorial
Recently, Uber announced that they’re beginning to coordinate small package express deliveries by their independent cars in New York City—competing, of course, with global players like FedEx, UPS, and even the bicycle messenger services.